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Origin
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Argentina

Size
  • 24/64

  • 22/64

  • 20/64

  • 18/64

  • 16/64

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Brands

Premium Confection

Sunflower

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Specifications

Purity:  
Foreign materials: 
Moisture: 

Broken: 
Insect Damage: 

Brownish:

Total defects: 

 

 

Packing & Logistics

 

20kg polypaper bags on sizes over 20/64

50lb or 25kg polypropylene bags on bird food options

 

21 to 24 metric tons per 40 HC FCL, depending on seed size

Minimum order quantity: 1 FCL

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CONFECTION SUNFLOWER

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Nutritional information

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Crude Fat:

Crude Fiber: 

Botanical Name: Helianthus annuus

Common Origin: Argentina/USA/Bulgaria

 

 

 

Shelf Life

Valid for 24 months at a temperature below 20C, 60% relative air humidity.

Or 12 months with temperature over 20C, same air humidity.

Do not store at temperatures over 30C or 80% relative air humidity.

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Confection sunflower has many uses. Called either confection or non-oil, seeds are a delicious and nutritious snack or addition to different dishes.

Originally from North America, it´s now being produced in several countries, finding one of the best places in Argentina.

Confections are typically sold for two different markets: in-shell or kernels (dehulls). Confection sunflower seeds are graded according to size and separated into groups.

 

The largest size will go into the in-shell market. The medium-sized seeds are usually hulled for the kernel market. The smallest size will go into the bird and pet feeding market.

It may come in several varieties, from round shape (dakota type), to extra long (XL hybrids that are up to 3 cm long), passing through Long shape, which is the most common one because of it´s versatility.

 

It´s mostly black with white stripes, but there may be the opposite to it, being white with black stripes.

 
 
 
 
 
We offer different size options for different customer´s needs.

  • 24/64 (9,50 mm up) or Mega, for exquisite customers

  • 22/64 (8,75 mm up) or Jumbo, the standard for human consumption

  • 20/64 (8,00 mm up), may be used either way, as edible seed or bird food

  • 18/64 (7,00 mm up) or Birdy, mostly used as bird food

  • 16/64 (6,00 mm up) or Birdy, ideal for bird food or for hulling

What means 22/64 and how to convert to millimeters?

The formula is 22 / 64 x 2,54 = 8,73, where 2,54 represent an inch.

You can make your own calculations for every size.

 
Length options

  • Round varieties goes up to 18 mm long

  • Large, up to 22 mm long

  • And XL up to 26 mm long. There are some of as much as 30 mm.

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CONFECTION SUNFLOWER

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